My Big Sister Can See Dragons
Discover the world of two sisters who find joy in playing with their imaginary dragon friends!
Written by Rocky Tirona
Artworks by Liza Flores
Gaby, Marty’s big sister, can do anything and everything better than Marty. And she even has a “dragon eye”—Gaby can see dragons! There were big, small, blue, orange, pink, and polka-dotted dragons. “Can you teach me?” Marty asked her sister one day, to see dragons, she meant. And so Gaby would show her little sister how...
Kaya ni Gaby, ang ate ni Marty, na gawin ang kahit ano nang mas magaling kaysa kay Marty. At meron pang espesyal na mata si Gaby—na nakakakita ng mga dragon! May malaki, maliit, bughaw, kahel, rosas, at de-polka-dot! “Pwede mo akong turuan?” tanong ni Marty sa kapatid niya isang araw. Turuang makakita ng dragon, ibig niyang sabihin. Ipapakita ni Gaby kung paano...
ISBN: 978-971-95878-7-3 (HB)
Year Published: 2015
Language: English with Filipino translation
About the Author: Rocky Sanchez Tirona grew up on a steady diet of fantasy novels—a love she's tried to pass on her two daughters, Gaby and Marty. She also has a younger sister, so she understands from experience that there are only a few precious years when Big Sister's word us infallible. Rocky was a former advertising copywriter who now works in conservation.
About the Artist: Liza Flores is an award-winning illustrator. My Big Sister Can See Dragons is here biggest papercut project so far—drawing with scissors, assembling cut-outs like paper tole, and mounting them on wood veneer.
She has illustrated 16 picture books including The Secret in the Soil (National Children's Books Award Best Reads 2012), and the ever-popular Chenelyn! Chenelyn! Liza is also a designer and a long-time member of Ang Ilustrador ng Kabataan (Ang INK).
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